TELUS will offer its clients the smallest Blackberry smartphone ever starting in May. Running on Canada’s biggest and fastest 3G+ network, the new BlackBerry Pearl3G will be available from TELUS in either black or pink (only at TELUS).

“The BlackBerry Pearl is a favorite amongst Canadian consumers and TELUS is thrilled to bring them the latest addition to this family of smartphones, on our 3G+ network,” said David Fuller, Chief Marketing Officer at TELUS. “TELUS offers a comprehensive line-up of state-of-the-art smartphones to meet our customers’ need to stay connected, informed and entertained on the go. The BlackBerry Pearl 3G packs a great deal of power in a very small package, and is definitely a great addition to our device selection.”

“The new BlackBerry Pearl 3G offers uncompromising performance in a remarkably small package,” said Carlo Chiarello, vice-president, Handheld Product Management, Research In Motion. “It offers the social connectivity features that consumers want, including easy access to email and social networking sites as well as popular messaging services like BlackBerry Messenger. We expect the BlackBerry Pearl 3G will appeal to a broad range of mobile consumers who want to upgrade from a traditional phone without giving up a highly compact and fashionable design.”

The new BlackBerry Pearl 3G is a smartphone marvel that’s as powerful as it is compact. It measures less than two inches wide (50 mm) and weighs only 3.3 ounces (94g), yet it packs support for high-speed 3G (UMTS/HSDPA) networks, Wi-Fi(R) (b/g/n) and GPS with a powerhouse processor that drives visual excellence to its sharp-resolution display. It features an optical trackpad for smooth navigation, dedicated volume and media keys, a 3.2 MP camera with flash and support for up to 16 GB of personal content. It also offers the superior email, instant messaging, and social networking experience that BlackBerry smartphone users love.